UPR


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UPRUnion Populaire Républicaine (French political party)
UPRUpper
UPRUniversal Periodic Review (UN Human Rights Council)
UPRUniversity of Puerto Rico
UPRUnia Polityki Realnej (Polish political party)
UPRunfolded protein response
UPRUnion Pacific Railroad
UPRUser Profile Repository
UPRUnsaturated Polyester Resin
UPRUsual Place of Residence
UPRUnconditional Positive Regard
UPRUnearned Premium Reserve (insurance)
UPRUnion for Progress and Renewal (Guinea)
UPRUnité Pédagogique Régionale (French: Regional Educational Unit)
UPRUpper Pipe Ram
UPRUnited Piston Ring (various locations)
UPRUniform Progress Report (US government)
UPRUnion Patronale Régionale (French: Regional Employers' Union; France)
UPRUpper Principal Representation
UPRUser Preferred Routing
UPRUnprocessed Packet Rate
UPRUnion Populaire pour la République (French: People's Union for the Republic, Central African Republic)
UPRUpstream Petroleum Report
UPRUnit Performance Record
UPRUranium Production Reactor
UPRUsers' Performance Requirement
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The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a rather unique and quite technical process of the UN Human Rights Council, where each member-state's human rights record is reviewed every four years.
The UPR was created by the UN General Assembly on March 15, 2006 by Resolution 60/251, which established the Human Rights Council itself.
"The UPR is a key opportunity for Kazakhstan's partners to show concern about this trend, and tell the government that it needs to institute meaningful reforms."
The global UPR industry is forecast to grow above GDP rates, which can be attributed to several factors.
According to The Local, a Norwegian publication in English, Russia used the UPR to accuse Norway of "allowing extremist groups to operate freely" and of "moving too quickly to separate children from their parents."
Collectively, this cellular response is termed the Unfolded Protein Response (UPR).
NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritania's ruling UPR party has won a majority in parliament after a second round of legislative elections, according to results given Sunday.The Union for the Republic party had gone into Saturday's election with already a victory in the November 23 first round after a boycott by several opposition parties in the mainly Muslim republic, a former French colony on the west coast of the Sahara desert.According to Sunday's results, which decided an outstanding 26 seats, the UPR now holds 74 seats in the 147-member National Assembly.
The biggest concern raised in Mexico's UPR was the continued siege against journalists and human rights advocates and the lack of resolution for a vast majority of the cases.
Ends/KH Geneva, Oct 22 (ONA) The Sultanate, represented by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), is taking part in activities of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) being held at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on two periods extending from October 21st to November 1st.
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash announced his country fully accepted 100 recommendations, partially accepted or noted 61 recommendations and rejected 19 recommendations made by UN member states during the UPR session in January 2013.
In the meantime, United States today expressed disappointment over Sri Lanka's rejection of recommendations by UPR states calling for the implementation of the LLRC recommendations.
"This lack of transparency will not only mean that Israel avoids rigorous criticism of its violations of international law, but that the entire UPR system will be undermined by the loss of its two fundamental principles: equality and universality," said the statement distributed by Addameer, a Ramallah-based Palestinian human rights organization.